Fenerbahçe S.K.

Galatasaray defeat Lazio 1-0 in Europa League

Galatasaray beat Lazio 1-0 in the UEFA Europa League Group E match on Sept. 16. 

Lazio's Albanian goalie Thomas Strakosha scored an own goal in the 67th minute at Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex (Turk Telekom Stadium), Istanbul.

Galatasaray took the top spot with three points, while Marseille placed 2nd with one point in Group E.

Famous Turkish footballer reconciles with long-lost brother

In a surprising turn of events, famous Turkish footballer Gökhan Gönül, 36, recently learned about a family secret that he has another brother, who he had no idea about, embracing him with open arms.

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"We were three siblings until now, but from now on, we are four," the footballer said, embracing his long-lost brother.

Beşiktaş signs Turkish midfielder Salih Uçan

Beşiktaş on July 4 signed Turkish midfielder Salih Uçan on free transfer.

In a statement, the Istanbul football club said that the defending Turkish champions inked a deal with the 27-year-old central midfielder but did not disclose the details of the agreement.

A former Fenerbahçe player, Uçan last played for another Turkish Süper Lig club Aytemiz Alanyaspor.

Fenerbahçe unveils statue of legendary footballer

Turkish football club Fenerbahçe unveiled a tribute on June 29 to one of its football legends. 

In a statement on its website, it said a statue of Can Bartu was revealed at Kadıköy Yoğurtçu Park in Istanbul.

Kadiköy is the club's neighborhood and Yoğurtçu Park is near Fenerbahçe's home ground, Ülker Stadium.

Fenerbahçe announces club will not continue with Belözoğlu at helm

Fenerbahçe President Ali Koç said on June 1 that Emre Belözoğlu would not continue as the team's manager.

Ali Koç delivered a speech and answered questions on the club's official television channel where he gave Belözoğlu the option to stay on as an assistant manager or leave the team.

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